Boutique coffee shops are burgeoning across the United States, offering customers more than just a place to grab a quick cup of coffee. Independent coffeehouses are often a place where patrons spend hours— doing work, studying or just meeting up with friends. Baltimore has certainly seen its share of this growth and is home to many great coffee cafes across the city including:
Opened by the creators of top Baltimore restaurant, Woodberry Kitchen, Artifact Coffee has created a cool coffeehouse vibe in Meadow Mill. Housed in an old textile mill, Artifact Coffee offers great coffee and breakfast items as well as heartier fare including inventive soups, salads, and sandwiches. Customers can also enjoy weekly coffee tastings, called "cuppings", highlighting different bean blends.
GROUND AND GRIDDLED
Located in the Remington neighborhood, Ground and Griddled makes its home in a corner of R. House, a food hall created in a restored automobile showroom. Here, artisanal coffees are offered along with their homemade nut milk, innovative egg scrambles, and sandwiches.
Between the neighborhoods of Charles Village and Remington, coffee lovers can rejoice at the cooperative coffee shop Charmingtons. Boasting organic coffee as well as locally-sourced food, Charmingtons has created a laid-back atmosphere in a charming venue.
BIRD IN HAND
Few things marry better than coffee and books and Bird in Hand has created the perfect pairing. Artifact Coffee and Ivy Bookshop combined to bring delicious food and coffee to the Charles Village neighborhood. With a casual, artsy vibe, Bird in Hand provides a relaxed atmosphere and even has additional outdoor seating.
In the heart of Federal Hill, coffee lovers can find their home away from home at 3Bean Coffee. Here, they focus on craft coffee with creative flair, utilizing three types of beans including coffee, cacao, and vanilla. As an additional enticement, 3Bean Coffee also serves up delightful ice cream and desserts as well as pastries and quiches.
These are just a few of the great coffee shops found in and around Baltimore. If you would like to call our wonderful community home, please contact us for more information.